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Intent to kill could be inferred from mother’s conduct  (access required)

  A jury appropriately inferred malice and found specific intent to kill where a Horry County woman wrapped her newborn in a trash bag and threw her in a dumpster, the South Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled.  The question before the court was whether a jury’s ability to deduce malice from a defendant’s conduct is inconsistent with ...

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